So I would totally recommend this book to anyone who wants to read about the history of Rome.
Nevertheless, his work is one of the best surviving sources for the periods he covers, and he relates events in an amusing, instructive, and dramatic manner.
Actually, Livy does an admirable job of holding his readers' interest in spite of the repetitive nature of his material.
Translation is easily readable. Would never guess it is 2,000 yrs. old. A must for any Latin student or fan of Roman history.Published 1 month ago by daniel tippitt
After i became hooked on reading Suetonius and Plutarch because of interest in the first century Romans, Livy was
another writer who can really give you a feel for the archaic... Read more
This was really greek to me. very hard to understand if you don't understand greek, roman or whatever they are talking about.Published 8 months ago by john weick
The table of contents links to a page of map headings, but there are no maps. There are no indications that the maps are not included.Published 8 months ago by MDS
The translation is captivating and very accessible.
The introduction, maps, and appendix are thorough and enlightening.
I highly recommend this book!
Fast,convenient way to obtain historical information for classes ;highly recommend that everyone try e reading or instant retrieval but relatively fast reading and comprehension.Published 12 months ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent classical history. Well translated for the modern reader. Great foundation for the student on the trail for how Romans saw themselves.Published 12 months ago by Joseph P. Halligan
A classical book through the ancient eyes of a proud Roman. It takes you through the days of early Rome. The notes are very helpful to distinguish between myths and facts. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Steve